Nov 13, 2012 2:30pm PST
in afghanistan under investigation after new revelations in the cia sex scandal. >> in cairo, eu foreign ministers and members of the arab league discuss the syrian crisis. the lenders in charge of patching up the eurozone have gone head to head in a very public disagreement on the best way to deal with grease. >> at a meeting in brussels, the head of the imf and -- the heads of the imf and eurozone clashed over when greece should reduce its debt. >> but they did at least agree on a few things -- above all the grece could have at least two years to cut deficit. >> it is a question of how much progress greece can realistically be expected to make in a particular amount of time. >> greece's international lenders were playing down their differences the morning after the clash over athens' debts. the imf wants greece to achieve its lower ratio by 2020 while the eu foreign ministers want to allow the country two more years. >> there's no disagreement between the imf and the euro group, but the way forward is difficult. even if we agree on a target date, we have to figure out how to get there.
Nov 20, 2012 2:30pm PST
the negotiations in brussels. >> eurozone finance ministers and the chief of the imf did not entirely cia wide. lagarde is opposed to the idea of giving athens two warriors together better control -- to get their debt under control. >> it would be optimistic to expect the next steps to be shrouded in college, but there's no doubt that greece has delivered. we still need to agree on some details, but i think there's a good chance we will reach agreement this evening. of course, it cannot be 100% sure. >> there were also disagreements among all the rows of finance ministers, especially about an extension to greece's budget targets. >> the plan and, as it now stands, includes a funding gap that needs to be plugged. as they did not need to plug the gap, we would not need to have the meeting. i hope we would have a proposal that suits ever won by the end of this evening. then we will presented to the national parliaments. >> the greek finance minister says he hopes to have a plan to present as early as wednesday but it will only be possible if the talks this evening or successful. "the church of en
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am PST
at the threat table at both the cia and the fbi, i'm surprised how much americans think about past wars. you know, historians always say the past doesn't dictate the future. i saw threats with 10 nieces and nephews in cartels, in gangs, latin american gangs that came out of californian prisons that are now on the east coast. we've got more than 10,000 people dying in this country every year from prescription medical fraud, et cetera. we don't seem to worry about this. i live in old town alexandria and there's parts of that town i can't walk into, but people say, you know, "terrorism i'm concerned about, i'm a little worried about egypt." i don't quite -- the future always seems uncertain. but it's -- i think it will turn out okay. [laughter] tom gjelten: jim zogby, one of the important points from marshall's data was that this idea that the wars in iraq and afghanistan worsened american relations with the muslim world. now this, in spite of the fact that we have for the first time in history a president with a partial muslim heritage, and one who really made a top priority of reaching out to